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Orange County HOME Consortium Analysis Released

In 2020, the Orange County HOME Consortium—comprising the towns of Carrboro, Chapel Hill and Hillsborough, in addition to Orange County—released the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice, a report by UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies Research Director … Continued

CURS Researchers Examine Labor-Force Participation Among Public Housing Residents

“Critics of public housing in the United States often argue that the program discourages non-employed residents from looking for work,” said Atticus Jaramillo, research associate for the UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS). “Yet little research has actually … Continued

Announcing Carolina Tracker: A Resource for Recovery

COVID-19 has created enormous challenges for communities, households, workers and businesses in North Carolina. On December 7, 2020, a team of researchers from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill launched a website called Carolina Tracker: A Resource for Recovery, which … Continued

Debt, Doubt and Dreams: Understanding the Latino College Completion Gap 

Together with the UNC Center for Community Capital and UnidosUS, the UNC School of Law released the first report arising from a Lumina Foundation grant to study the relationship between debt, achievement and equity in higher education, with a specific focus on Latino … Continued

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